Azure AD Connect Overview
In this article, I will explain how to install and configure Azure AD Connect. This solution allows you to synchronize your local directory (AD) to the Azure platform and use the same user accounts.
In the following procedure I used the mail field as the authentication attribute.
Enabling the remote AD
The directory is not always enabled by default. To enable it, connect to your azure portal or Office 365.
Installing Azure AD Connect
The client installation can be done on a domain controller, this is not a requirement.
The client downloads to the Azure interface in the Azure Active Directory administration.